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Culture, sports and leisure

Frequently Asked Questions are listed in order of popularity.

How do the British spend their leisure time?
Britainís most common leisure activities are home-based or social.

What are the rules of cricket?
There are two teams, each made up of 11 players. They play on a large circular field with a batting area at the centre (22 yards by 3 yards). This centre part of the field is called the pitch.

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